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Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive, Visitor Center closed until further notice

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Posted at 9:49 AM, Mar 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-22 16:48:27-04

UPDATE 1:27 P.M. MARCH 22: Red Rock Canyon says the open trails at the conservation area outside of the temporarily closed Scenic Drive are reaching capacity.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- The Bureau of Land Management says the following BLM facilities in southern Nevada are temporarily closed until further notice:

  • Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive and Visitor Center
  • Sloan Canyon parking area and Visitor Contact Station
  • Red Rock Overlook
  • Late Night Trailhead
  • Red Spring picnic area and boardwalk
  • All campsites at the Red Rock Campground

All nonessential businesses have been ordered closed by the Nevada Governor. Bureau of Land Management personnel are prohibited by the governor's order from servicing and maintaining these facilities. Therefore, these sites are closed. There are other public lands available for dispersed camping.

For a list of hiking trails that remain open, visit RedRockCanyonLV.org.